Jamui Tourism, India

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Jamui is a city and a municipality in Jamui district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the district headquarters of Jamui district. Jamui was formed as a district on 21 February 1991 as a result of its separation from Munger. Historical existence of Jamui has been observed from the Period of Mahabharta war. Archaeological and historical evidence shows its close association with Jain tradition for a long past to the present time. There are mainly two hypotheses which have been mentioned by historians regarding the origin of the name of the district Jamui. The first hypothesis said that the name of Jamui derived from “Jambhiya Gram” or “Jribhikgram” village, which has the place of attaining ‘Omniscience’ (Kevala Jnana) of Vardhaman Mahavira and according to another hypothesis the name Jamui is originated from Jambuwani.


Explore popular vacation packages for Jamui, India and kick-start your vacation planning for free. When planning a trip to Jamui, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Bodhgaya. Take a short trip from Jamui and set some time aside to explore the Bodhgaya. Dotted with places like Great Buddha Statue, Thai Monastery, Bodhgaya Multimedia Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Jamui, you'll have to take a flight to Bodhgaya; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Jamui are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Jamui*

  • Cost for Essentials in Jamui

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Jamui

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.24 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 56.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.33 USD

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